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Buses from Chicago to Urbana

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Chicago to Urbana. Traveling by bus from Chicago to Urbana usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest M&M Shuttle bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance126 mi (202 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price€23.81
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceM&M Shuttle
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Chicago to Urbana

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




13 October 2019- Solo travel

M&M Shuttle

Pros: My flight was delayed, and I was worried I might be late, so I called the shuttle company to get more details since this is the first time I use their service. They are accommodating and try to help. The driver and the dispatch are super nice and helpful. I high...

Pros: My flight was delayed, and I was worried I might be late, so I called the shuttle company to get more details since this is the first time I use their service. They are accommodating and try to help. The driver and the dispatch are super nice and helpful. I highly recommend it. Cons: would be superb if they have a pick-up stop at the airport.


What bus companies travel from Chicago to Urbana?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Chicago to Urbana. M&M Shuttle is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
M&M Shuttle22h 15m€23.81
  • M&M Shuttle

    M&M Shuttle

    Book M&M Shuttle from Chicago to Urbana from €24. There are 2 M&M Shuttle schedules from Chicago to Urbana and you can expect on average to pay for a M&M Shuttle ticket to Urbana. In Chicago, M&M Shuttle departs to Urbana from Ogilvie Transp Ctr and no other station. In Urbana, M&M Shuttle arrives at Florida Ave Residence Hall and 1 other station.

    An average trip on M&M Shuttle from Chicago to Urbana takes 2 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available M&M Shuttle trip will get you to Urbana in 2 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, M&M Shuttle offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Urbana.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Chicago to Urbana during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 202 kilometers from Chicago to Urbana. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Chicago to Urbana."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Chicago?

The first bus leaves at 16:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from Chicago to Urbana, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Chicago to Urbana. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Chicago?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Chicago.

All bus stations in Chicago:

  • Ogilvie Transp Ctr

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